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Services

Upcoming Services

Looking Out the Window

Presenters: Rev. Kären Rasmussen
Date/Time: 04/22/2018 9:15am 04/22/2018 11:15am -- There is a difference between being alone and being lonely. Most of us feel both of these during our lifetime, but in our loneliness, we often reach out and seek community. Join Rev. Kären as we explore loneliness and what it means to reach out, to be looking out the window.

The Promise and the Practice

Presenters: Rev. Dr. Kate R. Walker
Date/Time: 04/29/2018 9:15am 04/29/2018 11:15am -- In this special worship service, written by Unitarian Universalists who identify as black, we ask: What would it be like if our UU worship service centered entirely on the voices and the experiences of black Unitarian Universalists? What truths might we hear, however difficult? What might we learn? How might these black UU leaders...

Sacred Ground: A Theology of Place

Presenters: Rev. Barbara Wells
Date/Time: 05/06/2018 9:15am 05/06/2018 11:15am -- What makes a place holy or sacred? And how does caring for our particular place make us more connected to the whole of creation? Growing up on MVUC’s “Holy Hill,” guest preacher the Rev. Dr. Barbara Wells ten Hove will reflect on how place matters to our spirits.

Previous Services

Encountering the Divine

Presenters: Rev. Madelyn Campbell
Date/Time: 04/15/2018 9:15am 04/08/2018 11:15am -- Rev. Madelyn Campbell, Interim Minister, Bull Run Unitarian Universalists, leads us in considering the question “Where have you come upon the holy?”

Can I Take Your Temperature?

Presenters: Rev. Dr. Kate R. Walker
Date/Time: 04/08/2018 9:15am 04/08/2018 11:15am -- Sometimes it can be really hard to figure out what we’re feeling, and even harder to read someone else’s emotions. We know the spiritual path is tied to emotional health, so how do we gain awareness of our emotions in order to enhance our spiritual journey?

Rise and Greet the Sun/Son

Presenters: Rev. Dr. Kate Walker
Date/Time: 04/01/2018 9:15am 04/01/2018 11:15am -- Sermon by the Rev. Dr. Kate R. Walker for Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018. On this Easter morning we celebrate the stories of new life found in the ancient Pagan myths and Christian history.

Following the Rules

Presenters: Rev. Dr. Kate Walker
Date/Time: 03/25/2018 9:15am 03/25/2018 11:15am -- In this multigenerational worship service, the whole congregation is invited to reflect on how and when we choose to follow or break the rules.

“Guided by Love: Rev. Margaret Barr and the Khasi Hills”

Presenters: Mimi Stevens
Date/Time: 03/18/2018 9:15am 03/18/2018 11:15am -- Annie Margaret Barr, a British Unitarian minister, lived and worked among the Khasi people in NE India for more than 40 years, until her death in 1973. She defied the standards for women in her time by requesting and receiving a post to India, met Gandhi, worked as a teacher in Calcutta and opened...

Images of Redemption: From Nature to Christ, Seeking Atonement” Part Two of Two

Presenters: Rev. Dr. Kate R. Walker
Date/Time: 03/11/2018 9:15am 03/11/2018 11:15am -- As spring begins to reclaim the earth, we look at the Theme of the Month: Redemption and Atonement. We continue last week’s discussion. Are we stuck in an endless cycle leading to a life devoid of meaning and hope? How do we sustain the human quest to climb out of darkness? Is the journey...

Images of Redemption: From Nature to Christ, Seeking Atonement, Part One of Two

Presenters: Rev. Dr. Kate R. Walker
Date/Time: 03/04/2018 9:15am 03/04/2018 11:15am -- As spring begins to reclaim the earth, we look at the Theme of the Month: Redemption and Atonement. How do we sustain the human quest to climb out of darkness? Is the journey for rebirth informing our capacity to be co-creators and holders of moral goodness, or are we stuck in an endless cycle...

“Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you.” C.G. Jung

Presenters: Rev. Dr. Kate R. Walker
Date/Time: 02/25/2018 9:15am 02/25/2018 11:15am -- “Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you.” C. G. Jung. Is “sanity” a concept that is overdue for rehabilitation? Humanity has long struggled with reacting to those with mental disease, from shaming, blaming, harming and honoring as a wise elder. What we really need is to understand and support,...

Year in RevUU

Presenters: YRUU
Date/Time: 02/18/2018 9:15am 02/18/2018 11:15am -- Our annual Youth Service: After an unusual 2017, YRUU members reflect on what they learned and accomplished last year and look forward to 2018.

Celebrating the Life of Dotty Ann McClelland

Presenters: Rev. Dr. Kate R. Walker
Date/Time: 02/11/2018 3:00pm -- With deep sorrow, we share the news of Dotty Ann McClelland’s death on Thursday, January 11. She died peacefully following a brief illness and a rich 97-year life. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, February 11, at 3 pm in our Chapel. Donations in lieu of flowers are requested to be...